countering-domNormally, when Washington-based policy institutions issue major reports, unless the study reflects strongly held ideological preferences of its constituents or is a stunning condemnation of whichever administration is in power, the half-life is at best a day or two.  Last week, Business Executives for National Security (BENS–and I am on the advisory board but did not participate in this study) issued its findings on countering domestic terrorism.  This report is a must read for the White House, state houses, mayors’ offices and the public.